Disney Discussions Podcast

Len Testa from Touringplans.com talks Disney in 2020 and beyond - Episode 49

October 21, 2019

Episode #49!

Len Testa from Touringplans.com talks Disney in 2020 and beyond - Episode 49

This week we discuss the present and future of Walt Disney World with Len Testa from Touringplans.com, the unofficial guides and the Disney Dish podcast!

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[00:11] Favorite fantasyland attraction 
[00:41] Welcome 
[01:20] Sponsor: Destinations with Character Travel 
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[02:30] Len Testa! 
[03:15] How did touring plans come to be? 
[07:22] AI to plan your trip 
[09:25] What does touring plans do for you? 
[10:20] The Unofficial Guide 
[11:26] Brand new book for 2020 
[12:29] What did you not know you didn't know on your first trip 
[15:43] Most challenging part of writing the unofficial guide 
[18:24] What is most exciting for Len in WDW for 2020 
[19:54] What makes Len nervous for Walt Disney World in 2020 
[20:37] Len's thoughts on low crowds at Star Wars Galaxy's Edge 
[22:50] Rise of the Resistance 
[23:32] Favorite time to visit WDW 
[25:01] Top 2 WDW restaurants 
[26:23] Top 3 WDW snacks 
[28:29] How do you write a book a year in advance? 
[29:05] Thoughts on the upcoming Epcot changes 
[31:50] What did they hold back in the EPCOT announcement 
[33:04] Next big thing for Walt Disney World? 
[35:20] The gradual upgrade of Tomorrowland 
[37:25] Disney plus's influence on the parks 
[38:54] I am Walt Disney 
[40:29] Top 2 Disney Heroes and Villains 
[43:05] Avengers campus in Disneyland 
[43:55] Len's stuff: 
Disney Dish Podcast with Jim Hill 
Touring Plans.com 
The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2020 edition 

[45:35] Mickey and Minnie's runaway railway 
[46:48] Where to find us 

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